Tanning shoe leather with barrels full of water and chromium sulfate poses a hazard to tanners, shoe wearers and the environment. Two new alternatives involve tanning in highly pressurized CO2 in special drums and using rhubarb root extract.
What do a leather shoe and paint on a church wall have to do with international politics? DW takes a look at oddities and memorable moments from the gathering of the world’s most powerful people.
Shoes, dresses, jewelry, but also a cigarette lighter that once belonged to Hollywood star and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn can be purchased online at Christie's starting today.
While the Euro 2016 players are kicking around a leather ball, the German Leather Museum presents a cultural history of the material. From Ancient Egyptian graves to Viennese Art Nouveau, leather has been all around us.
A shoe manufacturer in Portugal is trying to make shoes with a small ecological footprint and stylish design at an affordable price.
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